Popular Radio jockey and mimicry artist, Rasikan Rajesh alias Rajesh was hacked to death inside his studio in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The murder reportedly took place around Tuesday midnight at 2am. According to the rural district police, a group of unidentified men attacked on Rajesh at his studio in Madavoor area under pallickal police station.
Rajesh and his friend Kuttan had just returned from a stage programme and were loading their equipment back into the studio, when unidentified assailants who came in a red Maruti Swift car attacked them with sharp weapons. Both of them were rushed to the hospital by the police, who were alerted by the local residents, who heard the commotion.
Rajesh succumbed to his injuries at a hospital at Parippally while Kuttan is undergoing treatment at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital. Rajesh has worked with Red FM as an RJ for several years before joining Voice of Kerala FM station in Doha. He recently returned from abroad and joined a mimicry troupe. He leaves behind a wife and a son.
(With inputs from agencies)